complaisant : Definition, Usages, News and More

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kuhm play suhnt

  • s  showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
    to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover

  • The mayor, John Baker, was nonchalantly adulterous, complaisant, casually corrupt.
  • In the end, we should ask ourselves if our fixation on the President as national symbol and political touchstone is not too facile and complaisant an attitude.
  • It is a fine thing to demand that an employee be complaisant, not so fine to demand or seem to suggest that he be gay (or, for that matter, straight).
News & Articles

  • Is the Next Great Hope of American Film Hiding In Florida?
    If you can keep your creative juices flowing, you can make a lot of money in the arts here,said the cab driver taking me to the airport in Key West, Florida over the weekend. To anyone who doesn't reside on this sunny island riddled with pleasure-seeking vacationers and complaisant retirees, that statement might come as a surprise, but this cabbie had found his niche: A musician and wedding ...
    Nov. 19, 2013 - indieWIRE

  • Sergey Lavrov in FOXNews
    If some people in Washington think that such action could make Russia more complaisant to accept the US approaches to settling the Iranian nuclear problem, they are mistaken,Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a news conference.
  • DD Kosambi in Business Standard
    As Kosambi noted research is not about the "the writing of a few papers, sending favoured delegates to international conferences and pocketing of considerable research grants by those who can persuade complaisant politicians to sanction crores of...

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